Glenda Flanagan

Senior Advisor

Since joining Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) as Chief Financial Officer in 1988, Glenda Flanagan has played a major role in the development of the company, which went public in 1992 and has grown from six stores in the late 1980s, to 450 stores and more than $15 billion in sales today. 

In February 2015, FORTUNE recognized Flanagan for being the longest-sitting CFO among the 58 women CFOs at Fortune 500 companies. She is a member of the boards of directors of three foundations created by Whole Foods Market:  Whole Planet Foundation, Whole Cities Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation. Additionally, she is a member of the boards of directors of two publicly traded companies: Detroit-based Credit Acceptance Corporation, since 2004, and San Francisco-based Fit Bit, Inc., since 2016.

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